Co-founded in 1999 by international wound care expert Dr. R. Gary Sibbald (above).
STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER WORSHIP HAZEL MCCALLION
(February 14, 1921 – January 29, 2022)
Her Worship Hazel McCallion was a trailblazer who continuously exceeded expectations as a leader for the people of Mississauga and her loved ones. Hazel joined the WoundPedia Board of Directors in 2019 actively participated in the development of our wound care projects and proactively supported ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound to improve health care across the province. It was an immense honour to have Her Worship Hazel McCallion be part of our board of directors.
The Honourable Hazel McCallion, CM OOnt, and Dr. Gary Sibbald.
WoundPedia initiatives, including the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course (IIWCC), are based on evidence-informed practice.
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Wound Care expert, Laura Lee (above) brings 20 years of experience to the IIWCC.
IIWCC meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and others. It is a comprehensive educational experience for health care professionals, delivered by wound care experts.
The IIWCC is open to practitioners with a health professional degree or a minimum of five years of relevant experience. The interprofessional program includes two educational weekends, self-study modules, video skills workshops and a selective.
When Dr Sibbald co-founded the IIWCC in 1999, he was keenly aware of the need for evidence-informed resources to bridge knowledge and practice gaps in the clinical setting.
WoundPedia.com was launched as a companion to the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course.
ECHO ONTARIO SKIN & WOUND CARE
The Project ECHO model centres around weekly expert-led virtual clinics that bring together an interprofessional cohort of primary care doctors, nurses, and other clinicians.
A Learning Community
The Project ECHO® Skin and Wound Care Hub is for health care professionals in Ontario. The model features live online sessions, de-identified patient cases, and case discussions. There is no cost to join the Hub for qualified practitioners.